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    • Types of Xbox 360 Motherboards

      Types of Xbox 360 Motherboards

      The original Xbox gaming console was released in late 2001 in the United States and in early 2002 throughout Asia and Europe. Microsoft then replaced this console in late 2005 with the improved Xbox 360, which has significantly greater video, networking, and movie playback capabilities. Since the release of the Xbox 360, Microsoft has redesigned

    • The Red Ring of Death

      The Red Ring of Death

      The Red Ring of Death is the term that was given to the red ring that appeared where the green lights should be on the front of Microsoft’s X-Box 360. It is called the Red Ring of Death because its presence meant that the machine was about to fail. Every gamer dreads this. Microsoft has

    • Nintendo Wii Specifications

      Nintendo Wii Specifications

      The Wii is a home video gaming console created and marketed by the influential video game company, Nintendo. Its primary market rivals are Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation, and Wii is presently ahead of them in terms of sales. The Wii was first conceptualized by Nintendo in 2001, and was officially released in 2005 at

    • How to Use an Xbox 360 Controller as a Mouse on a PC

      How to Use an Xbox 360 Controller as a Mouse on a PC

      Computer users may want to use an Xbox 360 controller as a PC mouse for several reasons. Online games and PC versions of Xbox games have allowed users to play a wide variety of action filled, high quality games on their computer. However, these games’ functionality is restricted to the computer’s available hardware. This means

    • What Xbox 360 Drive Do I Have?

      What Xbox 360 Drive Do I Have?

      With the many different game systems, and models for those game systems, that are available in every game store, computer store, and Internet ad, it is sometimes difficult for the user to determine which model of a game system he/she has. This is rather common for Xbox users as the Xbox 360 is available in

    • How to Unlock a Wii DVD Player

      How to Unlock a Wii DVD Player

      The onboard Wii Hardware reads DVDs, DVD-R, DVD-RW discs, Wii game discs, and Nintendo GameCube formatted mini-DVDs. Unlocking the Wii’s DVD functionality is possible through various methods. Turning the Wii into a working DVD player is relatively simple and requires little technical work with the Wii depending on the method used to unlock the DVD

    • How to Connect an Xbox 360 to a Laptop

      How to Connect an Xbox 360 to a Laptop

      In order to connect an Xbox 360 to a laptop, the user must have an Ethernet cable. An Ethernet cable may or may not come with the Xbox 360 upon purchase, but is required to provide the Xbox 360 with an Internet connection. Normally, an Ethernet cable would be connected from the Xbox 360 to

    • How to Connect a PSP to the Internet

      How to Connect a PSP to the Internet

      The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a gaming device created and promoted by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is one of the most popular handheld gaming devices today. It was the first handheld gaming device to use an optical disc format for storage – Universal Media Disc (UMD). UMD can store a maximum of 1.8 GB in

    • How to Update an Xbox 360

      How to Update an Xbox 360

      The Microsoft Corporation updates Xbox 360 software when new features or problem solutions for the console are available. Some of the common problems that game players experience that indicate the need to check for available updates include the dashboard themes not working or appearing on the console display, missing avatars, or the kinetic sensor not

    • How to Reset a PS3

      How to Reset a PS3

      While the PS3 is one of the most advanced video game consoles available for purchase, from time to time, it has software problems that can’t be fixed. While a hardware problem can be fixed by Sony–either by fixing it or replacing the part–there is little Sony can do about other problems. One of the things

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